Australia has an opportunity now to invest in the climate future

University of New South Wales Professor Jeremy Moss has taken a close look at the conservative federal Liberal-National government’s fossil fuel subsidies in the climate of COVID-19.

Professor Moss, whose main research interests are in political philosophy and applied philosophy, says the debt incurred by the government’s coronavirus stimulus packages will force a rethink of many of its current spending commitments.

However, what is also crucial is that money not be wasted trying to save the unsavable.

Professor Moss says that this is exactly what the government is doing via its continuing subsidies for Australia’s fossil fuel industry.

Read the full article published in EcoNews 13th April 2020